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Can you name the GRE words based on the definitions given?

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belligerent; warlike (hostile)
diametrically opposed; as in antithesis
having sound judgment; perceptive (wise)
baffled; at a loss for what to say or do (bewildered)
immunity from punishment or penalty
an attitude or quality of belief that all people are motivated by selfishness
causing laugher; laughable
to increase in intensity, power, or prestige
deviation from the normal order, form, or rule; abnormality
to delight or entertain (amuse)
a court order requiring appearance and/or testimony
to provide support (reinforce)
having no interest or concern; showing no bias or prejudice (disinterested)
marked with spots or blotches; impure (stained)
disparaging or descriptive word or phrase (slur)
typical or standard specimen; model
to incite; to rouse (instigate)
loud; noisy; lacking restraint (raucous)
to illegally use or reproduce
a situation that is difficult to get out of
mysterious; obscure; difficult to understand
unfortunate; inappropriate
an illusion; originally, an imaginary fire-breathing monster
to stun, baffle, or amaze
stubborn; hardheaded (uncompromising)
recklessly wasteful; extravagant (lavish)
excessively wasteful; recklessly extravagant
biting; severe (harsh)
to cut off abruptly (shorten)
greatly emotional or zealous (ardent)
strength of spirit; courage
causing delay (dallying)
lazy; listless (lethargic)
fleeting; passing quickly; brief
out of place in terms of historical or chronological context
to grow to increase swiftly and abundantly
capable of being set right; correctable
a rude or insensitive person
cautious reserve in speech; ability to make responsible decisions
about to happen (impending)
pompous speech or expression
one with an amateurish or superficial interest in the arts or a branch of knowledge
culled from many sources (varied)
to throw overboard (discard)
flashy; gaudy

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